Battle of the Books
Golden Readers 2.0 and Bookie Monsters Crowned 2023 Battle of the Books Champions
Wednesday, December 6---The air crackled with anticipation as the Battle of the Books (BOB) finals began. Months of preparation, countless pages devoured, and a shared love of literature culminated in this grand showdown today. Parents, teachers, and fellow students packed the multipurpose room, cheering on their favorite teams.
In the 3rd-4th grade division, the Golden Readers 2.0 and the Book Burglars faced off in a nail-biting match. The Golden Readers 2.0, fueled by their unwavering passion for stories, ultimately prevailed with a score of 31-14, erupting in cheers and celebrating their well-deserved victory.
The tension only heightened as the 5th-6th grade champions were decided. The Bookie Monsters, known for their voracious reading appetites and razor-sharp memories, clashed with the Rapid Fire team, renowned for their quick thinking and collaborative spirit. The competition was fierce, with both teams demonstrating their impressive knowledge of the books they read. In the end, the Bookie Monsters emerged victorious with a score of 29-11.
Congratulations to all the participants of the BOB! Your dedication, hard work, and love for reading are truly commendable. You are all champions in your own right, and your journey through the world of literature is far from over. May your passion for stories continue to grow, leading you to new discoveries and enriching your lives in countless ways.
Final Round of Battle of Books Competition Takes Place Wednesday, December 6
Friday, December 1, 2023--- The 2023 Battle of the Books Competition kicked off in October with 22 teams eager to prove their reading prowess. After over 60 matches, we've reached the final round! Join us on Wednesday, December 6, as the top teams from the 3rd/4th and 5th/6th grades face off to see who will be the 2023 Battle of the Books Champions!
Match 1: 3rd/4th Grade Teams The Golden Readers 2.0 vs. The Book Burglars
Golden Readers 2.0 and Book Burglars will battle it out at 12:50 p.m. in the multipurpose room. Both teams have demonstrated impressive reading skills and strategic thinking throughout the competition, so this match is sure to be a nail-biter.
Match 2: 5th/6th Grade Teams Bookie Monsters vs. Rapid Fire
At 1:30 p.m., Bookie Monsters will take on Rapid Fire in another battle of literary might. These teams have consistently impressed with their knowledge of books and ability to answer challenging questions under pressure.
We're incredibly proud of all the teams that participated in this year's Battle of the Books Competition. The level of competition was fierce, and all the participants demonstrated a true love of reading. We can't wait to see who emerges victorious in the final round!
Come cheer on our finalists on December 6!
Battle of the Books Semi-final Rounds Heat Up the STEAM Lab
Friday, November 17, 2023---The STEAM Lab was full of excitement today as the 3rd and 4th grade Battle of the Books teams faced off in the semi-final rounds of the competition. The Sabercats took on the Book Burglers in for a chance to compete against the Golden Readers 2.0 in the final rounds. The energy in the room was undeniable as the students answered questions from the BoB list of books and showing their ability to recall plot details. In the end, the Book Burglers won today's round 24-11 and will take on the Golden Readers 2.0 on December 4.
The 5th and 6th grade teams, the Flaming Hot Cheetos and the Bookie Monsters, will battle it out in their semi-finals on Monday, November 27.
The final rounds of the Battle of the Books are scheduled to take place on Monday, December 4. We can't wait to see who will be crowned the champions!
Elimination Round 2 Begins Next Week
November 3, 2023---Our 3rd and 4th grade Battle of the Books teams will finish their round 1 battles next week, and then join our 5th and 6th grade teams for the round 2 elimination round. Current tournament results are posted below.
3rd and 4th Grade Teams Elimination Rounds Update
October 26, 2023---From October 23-27 Battle of the Books teams in 3rd and 4th grades began the first elimination round. Results from teams that competed can be found below. Competition continues next week with the remaining 3rd/4th grade teams who have yet to play this week. The round two competition schedule will be posted next week. Round two for 5th and 6th graders begins the week of November 4.
Seven Teams from 5th and 6th Grades Advance to Second Elimination Round
October 17, 2023 --- In our first round of Battle of the Books competition during the week of October 9-17, our 5th and 6th grade teams fought a great literary battle. By the end of the week, these teams earned advancing to the second round of elimination: Cursed Queens, Falcons Reunited, Survey Inc, Rapid Fire, Bookie Monsters, Flaming Hot Cheetos, and Book Munchers.